Australia could meet as much as half of its emissions reduction target if buildings were to implement upgrades and retrofits of HVAC and refrigeration equipment.

According to Peter Bush, CEO of Aeris Environmental, the upgrading air conditioners and refrigeration systems provide the single biggest opportunity for Australia to achieve large-scale reductions in carbon emissions. Peter Bush While green retrofits often focus on lighting systems and the installation of high-efficiency lamps, Bush points out that air conditioners and…